Archive of posts tagged Radio

Tim Clare’s Cone O’ Tragedy: You Need More Radiolab In Your Life

I don’t watch much TV anymore. Not out of hipsterish disdain – more my complete inability to schedule a definite hour-long window where I can guarantee I’ll be present, on the sofa, every week. Podcasts fit the slow, exploded breakdown that is my life. I like documentaries – good documentaries, with characters and stories, not […]

6Music and the Asian Network

Like a sad bandwagon-jumping pranny, I have written a letter to the BBC Trust. God, it’s almost as if I believe people can do something to affect the world they live in. Muppet. So I plugged my mate’s book, just to keep myself feeling like it was self-serving, cynical and ironic, rather than a heartfelt […]

Found In Translation on Radio 4!

Hey, hey, hey, if you tune into to Radio 4 this Thursday, 19th November, at 11:30am, you’ll be able to hear a show about the Oulipo, where they chat to me and my fellow Aisle16ers Ross Sutherland and Joe Dunthorne about our Oulipo-inspired poems and our show about our attempt to infiltrate the Oulipo, Found […]

John Osborne’s Radio Head

I’ve just finished reading my friend John Osborne’s first book, Radio Head. It’s the story of how he decided to listen to a different radio station every day, in a last ditch attempt to inject some variety into his boring data entry temp job. He ends up guiding you through an entertaining, uplifting state of […]

This American Life

I feel as if posting this will mark an unshouldering of sorts – a chance for me to finally let go of baggage accrued over the past eighteen months. I first discovered This American Life via the superb community blog Metafilter, a website which has introduced me to almost everything I like on the internet. […]